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The Poet King of Tezcoco: A Great Leader of Ancient Mexico

Francisco Serrano

Published
ISBN : 9780888997876
Hardcover
48 pages
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One of ancient Mexico’s most remarkable rulers, Nezahualcóyotl was a brilliant poet, architect, and engineer. After reclaiming the throne stolen by his murderous uncle, the Poet King became a great ruler who built palaces, libraries, aqueducts, andMoreOne of ancient Mexico’s most remarkable rulers, Nezahualcóyotl was a brilliant poet, architect, and engineer. After reclaiming the throne stolen by his murderous uncle, the Poet King became a great ruler who built palaces, libraries, aqueducts, and gardens. Though he endured many tragedies, his poetry brought him comfort and secured his reputation as a literary master. Nezahualcóyotl’s amazing life and achievements are related here in a unique combination of biography and poetry. Though written at a child’s level, this beautifully crafted and lushly illustrated story thrills and informs readers of all ages.